Origins of Jim Crow: Compromise of 1877 and Plessy v. Ferguson
Learn about the origins of Jim Crow segregation in the American South after the Civil War, as well as the Compromise of 1877 and the Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson in this tutorial video provided by Khan Academy.
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Keywords: Civil War, slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, American South, race relations, Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel Tilden, Compromise of 1877, racism, separate but equal, Plessy v. Ferguson, segregation, 14th Amendment, U.S. History, grade 11, tutorial
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